Hi, I am wanting about 30 chickens for a purely egg-laying flock. Meat production doesn't matter to me at all. I also want to be able to keep a few roosters on standby to be able to reproduce the flock if I should so desire to. I went out and placed an order for pearl white leghorns, black sex-links and red sex-links because they are basically the three best egg-laying breeds that there are. I had read that because those are hyrbids they wouldn't breed true which I figured meant that they wouldn't retain the same colors of their parents. I don't really care how they look however so that didn't bother me. BUT, now I believe I'm finding that their offspring won't lay nearly as well as the parents. So my question for people who have bred these three breeds of chickens is just how bad is their egg production drop-off? Do they lay as well as their grandparents? (like the road island reds that created the sex links)? Or does the production drop off even worse than the road island reds? I would love to know what people think of this! I'm wondering if I should cancel my order and find some purebreds or maybe just add a good purebred breed to go with these. I'm looking for about 5 breeds of hens, and 2-3 breeds of roosters that would throw the absolute best egg-laying chicks as possible. Thank you!!